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2014-05-16 12:23:18

Company Focuses on Trees Affected by Emerald Ash Borer AKRON, Ohio, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 36-county service area in Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Ohio Edison tree contractors have trimmed more than 1,500 circuit miles of electric lines as part of its approximately $18.6 million vegetation management spend for 2014, with an...

2014-05-14 12:24:56

SEATTLE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Integrity Group, a global leader in the development and delivery of advanced inspection and engineering assessment services and software products, announces CorrectIR(TM), a new software solution that automates calculations to remove common errors from infrared (IR) thermometry tube temperature measurements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140311/DA78467LOGO IR thermometry has been used for 30 years to monitor tube metal temperatures...

2014-05-13 23:07:41

Agreement combines Cissoid’s experience in developing semiconductors for extreme temperatures and harsh environments -- with M.S. Kennedy’s expertise in developing complex, high-reliability multi-chip modules. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Cissoid, the leader in high-temperature and extended lifetime semiconductor solutions, and M.S. Kennedy, a leader in high-temperature and extreme environment modules, jointly announce today they have signed a long-term collaboration agreement to...

2014-05-13 12:25:27

Work Includes 4,500 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability GREENSBURG, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 24-county service area in central and western Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, West Penn Power tree contractors have trimmed more than 1,600 circuit miles of electric lines...

2014-05-12 12:22:51

READING, Pa., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will conduct a training drill on May 15, 2014, to test and further improve the company's service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. Nearly 50 employees will perform their storm restoration responsibilities at Penelec's Regional Dispatch Office in Erie and at multiple company service centers throughout...

2014-05-12 12:22:48

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to build a $10 million substation expansion in Hunterdon County to enhance customer service reliability and meet the growing demand for electricity in the area. The construction project involves adding new 230-kilovolt circuit breakers, transformers and other equipment to the existing Rocktown Substation in West Amwell Township. A new, half-mile transmission line loop also will be...

2014-05-12 08:38:50

WILSONVILLE, Ore., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Graphics Corporation (NASDAQ: MENT) today announced the new MicReD® Industrial Power Tester 1500A for power cycling and thermal testing of electronics components to simulate and measure lifetime performance. The MicReD Industrial Power Tester 1500A tests the reliability of power electronic components that are increasingly used in industries such as automotive and transportation including hybrid and electrical vehicles and trains, power...

2014-05-12 08:23:53

SAN ANTONIO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Linde Engineering North America Inc. (LENA) announced that it will exhibit and co-host a hospitality function at the AFPM Reliability and Maintenance Conference and Exhibition, to be held May 20-23 in San Antonio, TX. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130530/NY23246LOGO-b The conference will focus on reliability improvements in the refining and petrochemical industry, covering maintenance issues, productivity, equipment reliability,...

2014-05-08 23:07:10

Cincinnati Sub-Zero announces dual-purpose vibration system may be used with environmental chamber for combined temperature/vibration testing. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Cincinnati Sub-Zero’s (CSZ) new TCB-1.3 benchtop vibration table is ideal for reliability testing of compact products and electronics. The dual-purpose system is available in a 16” x 16” (40cm x 40cm) table size and may be used as a stand-alone vibration table for vibration testing or placed inside of an...

2014-05-06 08:21:16

New release delivers performance, capacity and coverage for next generation of low-power, high-performance designs PITTSBURGH, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANSYS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANSS) today introduced 2014 version of RedHawk((TM)), the industry-standard power noise and reliability sign-off platform ready for FinFET-based designs. The new release delivers greater performance, capacity and coverage, as well as sign-off accuracy to address the challenges faced by the increasing complexity...


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